The Development of Knowledge and Community Components of “Smart Community” for Community in Thai Society

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Rattiya Nua-amnat
Akkaradecha Brahmakappa
Somkid Pumturian
Jaroonsak Soonthondachar


This article aimed to study and present the form of a creative community, the “Smart Community” of the Thai community. This was a documentary study to conduct reviews of relevant concepts, theories, documents, and research for analysis. This was synthesize 50 factors that directly influence the composition of the creative community in-depth interviews with 50 key informants or people to study the community's context and a focus group discussion with 10 experts. And community engagement with 46 key stakeholders with a descriptive content analysis technique. The research results were found as follows: A creative community model, the “Smart Community” of communities in Nakhon Sawan Province, consists of two parts. Part 1: Community Creativity "Smart Community" refers to the development of a village or community, to be livable, modern, and sustainable, with the environment, culture, quality of life, economy, and society suitable for living. Create a quality of life that is safe without crime. And a social learning center Creative Community Elements "Smart Community" consists of 5D: Good People -Smart People, Good Culture -Smart Culture, Good Environment -Smart Ecology, Good Economy -Smart Economy, and Local Wisdom -Smart Technology. Part 2 Factors affecting community development to become a creative community, "Smart Community" - Smart 5D must consist of three main drivers (IES) composed of 1) internal factors (Internal Factors) as factors. Caused by development within the community, consisting of H + P + E + L, human capital, public participation, economic capital, and learning community, and 2) external factors are factors resulting from development outside the community, comprising A + C + G, alliance, community development and government.

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Nua-amnat, R., Brahmakappa, A. ., Pumturian, S., & Soonthondachar, J. (2021). The Development of Knowledge and Community Components of “Smart Community” for Community in Thai Society. Journal of Arts Management, 5(3), 559–573. Retrieved from
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